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Video: Is Hot Shots Tennis a Winner on PS4?

Is Hot Shots Tennis a Winner on PS4?

Everybody's arcade favourite

New Hot Shots Golf is really starting to shape up judging by its Tokyo Game Show trailers – it's just taking an eternity to tee off. (Okay, so maybe that's a slight exaggeration, but Clap-Hanz will have been working on its first PlayStation 4 instalment for almost half a decade when it deploys in Summer 2017...

Video: Making a Murderer in Fahrenheit on PS4

Making a Murderer in Fahrenheit on PS4

Indigo prophecy

This author was running a different website when Fahrenheit (or Indigo Prophecy) released in 2005, and it really blew your humble host's mind. It kickstarted the soft spot that we have for French developer Quantic Dream; its games aren't perfect by any stretch, but it genuinely tries to push boundaries that so many others fear...

Video: Is PS2 Classic Ape Escape 2 Still Top Banana on PS4?

Is PS2 Classic Ape Escape 2 Still Top Banana on PS4?

Do the monkey with us

Ape Escape 2 released on the PlayStation Store for the PS4 this week – and we've been monkeying around with it. The popular PlayStation 2 platformer definitely shows its age in the controls and presentation department, but it runs nicely on Sony's new-gen system, and the upscaled visuals actually hold up surprisingly well...

News: Quantic Dream Classic Fahrenheit Covers Up a Murder from 9th August

Quantic Dream Classic Fahrenheit Covers Up a Murder from 9th August

Knife to know

Want to witness the origins of Quantic Dream's innovative interactive drama? Fahrenheit (also known as Indigo Prophecy in the United States) will launch on the PlayStation 4 as a PlayStation 2 Classic starting 9th August in North America and 10th August in Europe. We've no idea why there's an additional day delay in the Old World,...

News: PS2 Classic Ape Escape 2 Does the Monkey on PS4

PS2 Classic Ape Escape 2 Does the Monkey on PS4

B-A-N-A-N-A-S

As the great Gwen Stefani once sang: "This s*it is bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S." And we suppose that Ape Escape 2 is a bit bananas, seeing as it sees you attempt to scoop up monkeys with a futuristic fishing net. The second game in the series launched on the PlayStation 4 last night as part of Sony's PS2 Classics initiative, where it will...

News: You'll Be Able To Catch Ape Escape 2 on PS4 Soon

You'll Be Able To Catch Ape Escape 2 on PS4 Soon

Bananarama

Here's another game that has all but been confirmed to be releasing in the near future thanks to its Trophies leaking: Ape Escape 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as part of the PS2 on PS4 program, which has recently brought the likes of Psychonauts and The Warriors to the system. Taking a look at the Trophies on Exophase, you'll be a

News: Rockstar's The Warriors Brawls to PS4

Rockstar's The Warriors Brawls to PS4

Can you dig it?

Rockstar's made some unexpected games over the years, with The Warriors being one of them. Based upon the 1979 movie of the same name – which itself was inspired by a 1965 novel – the game's essentially a beat-'em-up, which originally released all the way back in 2005 on the PlayStation 2. And now, via Sony's emulation...

News: PS2 Compilation Metal Slug Anthology Runs 'n' Guns to PS4

PS2 Compilation Metal Slug Anthology Runs 'n' Guns to PS4

Slug life

There's been a steady trickle of PlayStation 2 titles launching on the PlayStation 4 since Sony rolled out its PS2 Classics initiative, and it looks like Metal Slug Anthology will be next up if the PlayStation Blogcast is to be believed. As is the case with all of these emulated outings, you can expect upscaled 1080p presentation and...

E3 2016: Fight the Internet in Quantic Dream's Fahrenheit on PS4 Next Month

Fight the Internet in Quantic Dream's Fahrenheit on PS4 Next Month

Coming 18th July

Detroit: Become Human isn't expected to release until next year following the lack of a release date at E3 2016, but we'll still get our hands on some Quantic Dream action before 2017 in the form of a remaster of the PlayStation 2 title Fahrenheit - otherwise known as Indigo Prophecy to American readers. The game will receive a...

News: PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Is Out on PS4 Now

PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Is Out on PS4 Now

Well, in North America

PlayStation 2 platformer Psychonauts is getting a sequel as well as a PlayStation VR spin-off, but you may be wondering what this series is all about. The original's a bit of a cult classic, launching to muted sales but real critical acclaim, and now it's getting another shot at success on the PlayStation 4, courtesy of...

News: Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Long in the memory

Famitsu, the famous Japanese gaming magazine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary – and it's asked readers to vote for their most memorable games per console as a consequence. A whopping 2,921 people responded, with the rules stating that participants could only pen one title per platform. We've included the top ten titles for...

Video: Has Manhunt Come Dressed to Kill on PS4?

Has Manhunt Come Dressed to Kill on PS4?

Making a murderer

One of the most controversial games of the PlayStation 2 era slipped a noose around the neck of the PlayStation 4 recently, and we figured that it was worth checking out. Manhunt is the latest title to be spruced up for Sony's new-gen system, with Trophies and 1080p visuals added to the very bloody broth. But is it worth...

News: PS4 Reveals Its Primal Side with Upcoming PS2 Classic

PS4 Reveals Its Primal Side with Upcoming PS2 Classic

Tate re-modern

Guerrilla Cambridge's somewhat forgotten PlayStation 2 action title Primal will flash its pointed teeth at the PlayStation 4 next week, as the 2003 action title is set to join the platform holder's selection of ported classics. You can expect full Trophy support and 1080p presentation in this re-visited release, which is due out as...

News: Sony Santa Monica's Kinetica Racing to PS4

Sony Santa Monica's Kinetica Racing to PS4

Round the bend

Before the days of a certain irate god, Sony Santa Monica made a racing game called Kinetica – and it looks like it's coming to the PlayStation 4. The long forgotten PlayStation 2 title – heavily inspired by the likes of WipEout and F-Zero – has been rated for re-release on Sony's new-gen system by European classifications...

Video: Is Max Payne Still on Target on PS4?

Is Max Payne Still on Target on PS4?

Bullet time

Max Payne stealth released on the PlayStation Store as a refreshed PlayStation 2 title for the PlayStation 4 recently, so we figured that we'd take it for a spin to see how it holds up. You can watch us play through an hour or so via the video embedded above, and remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for much more content like...